Skoda SE Drive models join Fabia, Karoq and Kodiaq ranges

Skoda has announced SE Drive models for its Fabia, Karoq and Kodiaq ranges, adding extra style and tech kit

Kicking off the new range is the Skoda Fabia SE Drive which boasts 16-inch Aronia alloy wheels, unique fabric upholstery and dashboard decor. Satellite navigation with Infotainment Online for one year and front and rear parking sensors.

Inside the new model gets a surround sound package with six speakers, smartlink+ for connectivity with mobile devices, air conditioning and a three-spoke multifunction steering wheel.

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SE Drive can be specified on both hatch and estate models and is available with three petrol engine options. Power outputs range from 59bhp to 108bhp (59bhp hatch only).

The mid-size Skoda Karoq SUV also benefits from the new SE Drive treatment.  Standard are 17-inch Aero alloy wheels, unique SE Drive upholstery and LED ambient lighting. Tech-wise, satellite navigation with Infotainment Online for one year, a colour trip computer, front and rear parking sensors and a rear view camera are also included. 

The Karoq SE Drive is offered with two petrol engines with outputs of 114bhp and 148bhp, and two diesels with 114bhp and 148bhp. The 2.0 TSI 148bhp petrol and the 1.6 TDI 114bhp diesel can both be specified with a seven-speed DSG transmission.

The larger Skoda Kodiaq SE Drive gets satellite navigation with Infotainment Online for a year, a colour trip computer, a rear view camera, rear LED taillights and front and rear parking sensors. Available with two engine options, a 1.5 TSI 148bhp petrol (manual or DSG) and a 2.0 TDI 148bhp diesel (DSG only).

Customers also get 19-inch Aero alloy wheels, unique SE Drive fabric upholstery, Mythos gloss black decor and LED ambient lighting.

Prices start from £14,865 for the Fabia SE Drive, from £23,385 for the mid-size SUV Karoq SE Drive and from £28,610 for the full-size Kodiaq SE Drive. All models are available to order now, with the first deliveries anticipated mid-March.

Does the SE Drive range build on Skoda’s reputation for delivering good value for money? Have your say in the comments below...

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